STUDENT TELEPHONE FUNDRAISER Job Description Trinity Foundation’s* Alumni Office is looking to appoint a team of current students as callers on its forthcoming telephone campaign. Whilst no former experience of telephone “I was apprehensive about conducting fundraising is required, a positive and what I thought people would consider enthusiastic approach is essential. Even if as sales calls, so it was a relief to discover that not only was the you have no telesales experience – FEAR atmosphere in the call room relaxed NOT! The vast majority of calls are enjoyable and friendly, but that the calls were as and the alumni will be both expecting your enjoyable for the recipients as they were for me.” call and pleased to speak with you. Full training will be provided on the 28th May. The training is compulsory but don’t worry, you do get paid! The training is to provide you with everything you need to know about telephone fundraising. The calling will take place in Bridge to College in Oriel House from 30th May to 23rd June inclusive. “…a fantastic opportunity to develop my negotiation skills – very useful The shifts are mostly in the evenings (6-9:30 Monday preparation for my career as a to Thursday; 5-8pm Sunday) but there will be some barrister!” opportunity to work in the afternoons. You will be expected to work an average of four shifts per week but there is flexibility in scheduling shifts. This is not just about the opportunity to earn “Great for my CV, friendly atmosphere, new friends and earning money too! extra money during the holiday period. Those who have called for their schools or university If I enjoy my next part-time job half as much as this one, I’ll be happy!” have found it a valuable addition to their CV and it has helped to set them apart from others in the job market. There are some valuable skills to be learnt such as negotiation, diplomacy, communication in a business environment and last, but not least, the gentle art of persuasion! What we want from you: A bubbly and enthusiastic personality Affection for the College Reliability A good work ethic Confident speaking voice What you can expect from us: €10 per hour Transferrable skills that will help with your future career and employability A job that is both worthwhile and fun A great team experience Please show your interest by completing the simple “The training was simply excellent, I application form as soon as possible but no later was quite nervous at the thought of than April 15th. We will then be back in touch telephoning so many people but by the end of the sessions I felt ready for should you be invited to attend an interview. almost anything” Applications should be returned to Trinity Foundation’s Alumni Office in East Chapel or emailed to email@example.com. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask! Caroline Glendenning-Platt Annual Fund Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. +353 1 896 8960 *Trinity Foundation is an independent registered charity (CHY10898) established in 1994 with the sole purpose of supporting TCD’s implementation of ambitious educational, research and outreach programmes.